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WEST MARINE ANNOUNCES TOP PRODUCT PICKS FOR 2012 PLUS “GREEN PRODUCT OF THE YEAR” HONOREES AT MIAMI INTERNATIONAL BOAT SHOW


Who: Chuck Hawley, West Marine VP of Product Information

What: PRESS CONFERENCE, THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 16TH AT 10:00 A.M. FEATURING:

  • LEHR Propane Outboard Engine---The world’s first commercially available outboard engine that is fueled by propane
  • West Marine 3000 RF Marine Stereo with Radio Frequency and Infrared Remotes – The industry-leading radio frequency remote allows users to control the head unit from up to 30 feet away.
  • Teva-Fuse-Ion – The latest high tech shoes from Teva, including a demonstration on grease-covered aluminum ramp
  • Mariner Folding Electric Bike – Built especially for the marine environment.
  • EEL (Easily Engaged Lock) - Shorepower by Marinco, does not utilize a standard locking ring, which boaters struggle to attach, with a built in light for night time docking.
  • Torqeedo Travel 1003 Electric Outboard - Built-in GPS indicates exactly how much power and range remain
  • SafeLink R10 SRS—The first AIS (Automatic Identification System) built into a lifejacket to assist with Man Overboard Recovery situations.

Where: West Marine Booth
Center pod, lower level


When: Thursday, February 16th
10:00- 10:30 am

Why: To provide the media with information on the best new products for 2012 and innovative green boating products.

Contact: West Marine

Laurie Fried
(831) 295-9548
LaurieF@westmarine.com

Margo Donohue
(917) 679-6945
margodono@gmail.com